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Fecal Occult Blood

FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TEST QUIZ


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  • 1. 
    FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TEST IS A GOOD SCREENING TEST FOR WHICH DISEASE
    • A. 

      OVARIAN CANCER

    • B. 

      COLON CANCER

    • C. 

      MOUTH CANCER

  • 2. 
    BELOW ARE PRINCIPLES OF TESTING FOR FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TESTS EXCEPT
    • A. 

      BARIUM

    • B. 

      GUAIAC

    • C. 

      ICT

  • 3. 
    WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NONINVASIVE?
    • A. 

      COLONOSCOPY

    • B. 

      FECAL OCCULT

    • C. 

      RECTAL EXAM

  • 4. 
    WHEN SCREENING FOR COLON CANCER, WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS BEING TESTED FOR IN THE STOOL SPECIMEN
    • A. 

      HAIR

    • B. 

      SERUM

    • C. 

      BLOOD

  • 5. 
    THE WORD OCCULT MEANS
    • A. 

      VISIBLE

    • B. 

      HIDDEN

    • C. 

      HOMOGENOUS

  • 6. 
    FOR A FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TEST, THE PATIENT HAS TO FLUSH THEIR ENTIRE GI SYSTEM OUT
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 7. 
    WHICH OF THE FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TESTS REQUIRE DIET RESTRICTIONS?
    • A. 

      GUAIAC

    • B. 

      ICT

  • 8. 
    THE ICT TEST WILL TEST NEGATIVE FOR STOMACH BLEEDING BECAUSE
    • A. 

      THE TEST IS ALLERGIC TO THE STOMACH ACID

    • B. 

      THE GLOBIN PROTEIN GETS DEGRADED BY STOMACH ACID AND DIGESTIVE ENZYMES, SUCH THAT IT CAN NOT BE DETECTED

  • 9. 
    WHICH OF THE FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TESTS DETECTS MAINLY LOWER GI BLEEDING?
    • A. 

      GUAIAC

    • B. 

      ICT

  • 10. 
    WHICH OF THE FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TESTS FOR THE IRON (fe) IN THE HEME PORTION OF HEMOGLOBIN?
    • A. 

      GUAIAC

    • B. 

      ICT

  • 11. 
    WHICH OF THE FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TESTS FOR THE GLOBIN PORTION OF THE HEMOGLOBIN?
    • A. 

      GUAIAC

    • B. 

      ICT

  • 12. 
    WHICH OF THE FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TESTS IS MORE SPECIFIC TO COLON CANCER?
    • A. 

      GUAIAC

    • B. 

      ICT

  • 13. 
    WHICH ONE OF THE FOLLOWING WILL CAUSE FALSE POSITIVE TEST DUE TO PRESENCE OF PEROXIDASE ENZYME
    • A. 

      HORSE RADISH

    • B. 

      RED MEAT

    • C. 

      CIMETIDINE

    • D. 

      VITAMIN C

    • E. 

      NON STEROIDAL ANTI INFLAMMATORY DRUGS

  • 14. 
    WHICH ONE OF THE FOLLOWING WILL CAUSE FALSE POSITIVE TEST DUE TO PRESENCE OF IRON?
    • A. 

      HORSE RADISH

    • B. 

      RED MEAT

    • C. 

      CIMETIDINE

    • D. 

      VITAMIN C

    • E. 

      NON STEROIDAL ANTI INFLAMMATORY DRUGS

  • 15. 
    WHICH ONE OF THE FOLLOWING WILL CAUSE FALSE POSITIVE TEST DUE TO PRESENCE OFBLUE PIGMENT IN STOOL?
    • A. 

      HORSE RADISH

    • B. 

      RED MEAT

    • C. 

      CIMETIDINE

    • D. 

      VITAMIN C

    • E. 

      NON STEROIDAL ANTI INFLAMMATORY DRUGS

  • 16. 
    WHICH ONE OF THE FOLLOWING WILL CAUSE FALSE POSITIVE TEST DUE TO POSSIBILITY OF STOMACH BLEEDING?
    • A. 

      HORSE RADISH

    • B. 

      RED MEAT

    • C. 

      CIMETIDINE

    • D. 

      VITAMIN C

    • E. 

      NON STEROIDAL ANTI INFLAMMATORY DRUGS

  • 17. 
    WHICH ONE OF THE FOLLOWING WILL CAUSE FALSE NEGATIVE?
    • A. 

      HORSE RADISH

    • B. 

      RED MEAT

    • C. 

      CIMETIDINE

    • D. 

      VITAMIN C

    • E. 

      NON STEROIDAL ANTI INFLAMMATORY DRUGS

  • 18. 
    FOR THE GUAIAC  TEST, HOW MANY STOOL SAMPLES WOULD YOU HAVE TO COLLECT, DUE TO THE INTERMITTENT NATURE OF BLEEDING OF COLON CANCER
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

  • 19. 
    URINE TOUCHING STOOL DOES NOT AFFECT THE TEST RESULT
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 20. 
    BLOOD TOUCHING STOOL DOES NOT AFFECT THE TEST RESULT
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 21. 
    WATER TOUCHING STOOL DOES NOT AFFECT THE TEST RESULT
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 22. 
    IN THE FUTURE IS DNA STOOL TESTING FOR CANCER POSSIBLE
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 23. 
    CAN STOOL FOR GUAIAC TEST BE COLLECTED DURING A RECTAL EXAM?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 24. 
    WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING CAN BE OBTAINED FROM TREE ?
    • A. 

      ANTIBODIES

    • B. 

      GUAIAC

  • 25. 
    POSITIVE TESTS SHOULD BE FOLLOWED WITH MORE DEFINITIVE TESTS LIKE XRAY OR COLONOSCOPY
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 26. 
    WHICH DO YOU PERFORM FIRST FOR THE GUAIAC TEST
    • A. 

      PATIENT TEST

    • B. 

      CONTROL

  • 27. 
    DATE AND TIME ARE NOT NECCESARY ON THE GUAIAC CARDS
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 28. 
    FOR THE GUAIAC TEST WE DEVELOP THE TEST ON THE SAME SIDE OF THE SLIDE WHERE THE PATIENT SMEARED  THE STOOL
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 29. 
    AFTER THE SMEARING STOOL ON THE A WINDOW OF THE GUAIAC SLIDE, WE OBTAIN ANOTHER STOOL SMAPLE FROM THE SAME SIDE OF THE STOOL
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 30. 
    WHICH OF THE FECAL TESTS WILL GIVE YOU A CLEAR LINE AS AN ENDPOINT?
    • A. 

      GUAIAC

    • B. 

      ICT